After becoming the target of death threats, 20th-century physician Lyn St. John finds herself thrown back into a past life in her dreams where she is a 17th-century Scottish midwife named Gwendolyn Redfearne. As the witch-hunters close in on Gwendolyn, Lyn’s enemies terrorize her more and more in her 20th-century reality until both dream and reality converge in a shattering conclusion. More
Imagine that on the most powerful day of the year, October 31st, you—a busy physician who specializes in women’s medical care—come home from work to find a death threat on your answering machine. You’re used to such threats at your clinic, but.....your home telephone number is unlisted. Moreover, the death threat includes your twelve-year-old daughter.
Imagine further that you are so upset that before falling asleep that night you call on your dead husband to come back from the grave to protect you—and the help he sends is of a type you never expected.
For you find yourself suddenly transported back to 17th-century Scotland, to the highland village of Glenwilloch, where you are a midwife and healer named Gwendolyn, also with a daughter, and even there, you find yourself faced with terror in the form of a witch-hunting priest who is determined to bring you down...
The stories of Lyn St. John, obstetrician, and Gwendolyn Redfearne, midwife, are inextricably intertwined. As the witch hunters close in on Gwendolyn in 1659, Lyn’s enemies terrorize her more and more in 1992 until both stories converge in a shattering conclusion.
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